Charlotte, NC asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for Alabama

Q: I just got my first speeding ticket yesterday on the 3rd. Is it just that I'm required to pay it before the 19th?

The court date is set on November 19th 2020. I live paycheck to paycheck and simply cannot afford this ticket. Since this is my first offense should I show up in court and ask for leniency?

1 Lawyer Answer
Sheila Crumley Field
Sheila Crumley Field
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Show up in court and ask for driving school. It only costs $40 bucks instead of $300 for the ticket. After you take the class file the certificate with the court and ask that it be dismissed. It only works if it’s your first ticket. So slow down!! Good luck!!

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